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  • Peterson’s murder-for-hire trial again delayed

    CHESTER – Drew Peterson’s murder-for-hire trial has again been delayed as the former suburban Chicago police officer seeks to enlist an expert witness ...
    NEW: July 7, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • Rubio jabs both parties during economic pitch

    CHICAGO – Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio called for lower corporate tax rates, looser Internet regulation and broader college accredita ...
    NEW: July 7, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • LaHood wins Illinois GOP race to replace ex-U.S. Rep. Schock

    SPRINGFIELD – State Sen. Darin LaHood won the GOP nomination Tuesday in the race to replace disgraced ex-U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, defeating an anti-est ...
    NEW: July 7, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • Judge: Chicago jail’s newspaper ban violates 1st Amendment

    CHICAGO – A federal judge in Chicago has ruled that a long-standing ban on all newspapers at one of the nation’s largest jails violates inmates’ right ...
    NEW: July 7, 2015 - 9:18 pm
  • Struggle continues in breast milk industry

    TRENTON, N.J. – It could trade for 400 times more than the price of crude oil and 2,000 times more than iron ore. If sold off the shelf, it could cost ...
    NEW: July 7, 2015 - 9:18 pm
  • Carnival aims to launch Miami to Cuba cruises in May

    The world’s largest cruise company could be heading to Cuba.Starting in May, Carnival Corp. plans to ...
    NEW: July 7, 2015 - 9:18 pm
  • University of Illinois spends $843,000 for legal defense

    URBANA – The University of Illinois has spent more than $843,000 defending itself in a pair of lawsuits filed by a professor who was denied a job at t ...
    NEW: July 7, 2015 - 9:18 pm
  • Pope urges Latin Americans to unify, spread the faith

    QUITO, Ecuador – Pope Francis urged a crowd of more than 1 million people Tuesday to channel the same urgency that brought Latin America its independe ...
    NEW: July 7, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • California right-to-die bill stalls with many opposed

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – In a blow to the right-to-die movement, California lawmakers on Tuesday dropped one of the most promising legislative efforts in ...
    NEW: July 7, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Nuke deal remains elusive after deadline

    VIENNA – Negotiators at the Iran nuclear talks pushed past their second deadline in a week on Tuesday, raising new questions about the ability of worl ...
    NEW: July 7, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Critics: Cosby’s moralizing was part of his undoing

    NEW YORK – For decades, Bill Cosby cast himself as America’s dad and then as America’s granddad, a moralist with tough talk for young people about act ...
    NEW: July 7, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Judge bars full state worker pay without Illinois budget

    CHICAGO – Illinois won’t be allowed to pay state workers in full during an ongoing budget impasse, a Cook County judge ruled Tuesday, potentially leav ...
    NEW: July 7, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Police team up with DeKalb County community

    DeKALB – Nubia Rodriguez hasn’t felt safe at work since her shop has been burglarized and vandalized twice in the past four weeks.
    NEW: July 7, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • DeKalb police arrest two more in connection with fight

    SYCAMORE – Police arrested two more people Saturday in connection with a fight that took place June 30, which police have said might be gang-related.
    NEW: July 7, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Camp Power kids observe, experiment with DeKalb scientist

    DeKALB – “Whoa. He’s magic,” Camp Power kids said when David Castro turned clear water red right before their eyes during a chemical-based science exp ...
    NEW: July 7, 2015 - 9:13 pm
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